Teen takes his mom to the prom she never had

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MUSKEGON, Mich. -- A Michigan teen told WXMI he wanted to take his mom to his senior prom because she missed her own while she was pregnant with him.

Muskegon senior Jah'vontae Smith took his mom to his senior prom last Friday after she missed her own while she was pregnant with him.

Smith said he's been thinking about asking his mom to prom for years. At first, she denied her son's request.

After Smith gave his mom money for a dress, she caved in, and traveled to Detroit to pick out a bright red dress with a high slit.

"I’m glad I made her happy, she’s always making me happy," Smith said.